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DIC Promotes Shannon Nettleton To VP Of Production

DIC Ent. has promoted company veteran Shannon Nettleton to vp of production. She will oversee the production and post-production departments and will manage the efforts of DICs in-house production teams, as well as outside vendors and freelancers. She will supervise the companys slate of film, television and home entertainment productions and develop systems to maximize the efficiency of these projects.

Nettleton will also continue to analyze new products, services and technical advancements to ensure compatibility with the existing infrastructure and possible implementation into future workflow methodologies.

Shannon continues to be an exemplary and skilled production executive with the ability to effectively and efficiently juggle a multitude of projects, said Mike Maliani chief creative officer, DIC, to whom she reports. We have worked together for years in the world of animation, and I continue to see her not only meet but rise above the many challenges of production to deliver stellar product. He adds, I am thrilled to announce this much deserved promotion.

I have been given the tremendous opportunity to work with some of the best talent in animation while working at DIC, and I look forward to managing the many exciting projects we have in the pipeline, states Nettleton. Animation is constantly evolving, and we plan to stay on the forefront of all of the innovative technologies to continue to produce quality entertainment.

Nettleton has held various positions in DICs production division for nearly 10 years. Most recently she was director of post-production and was responsible for managing the staff, production schedules and budgets.

Previously at DIC, Nettleton was production supervisor on projects such as STARGATE, NICK INCREDIBLE MOVIE TOONS, STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE and LIBERTYS KIDS and was an associate producer on nearly 200 half-hours of animation, including SABRINA THE ANIMATED SERIES, SONIC UNDERGROUND, THE NEW ADVENTURES OF MADELINE and SUPER DUPER SUMOS.

Nettleton began her career in animation working on the feature film SPACE JAM for Warner Bros.

DIC Ent. (www.dicentertainment.com), a leading children's entertainment company, is a full-service studio dedicated to creating, developing, producing, distributing, marketing and merchandising family-based intellectual properties. DIC has distinguished itself by building one of the largest libraries of U.S. animation with more than 3,200 half-hours of programming. As a pre-eminent supplier of kid's programming worldwide, DIC has developed strategic partnerships with key domestic and international broadcast partners throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia, Latin America, Africa and Australia. DIC is headquartered in Burbank, California, with international offices in New York, Paris, London and Cologne.

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